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Flyers oust EPPJ in first round of D2 State Playoffs

HUMPHREY — Elgin Public-Pope John’s trip to the Class D2 State Football Playoffs didn’t last long. On a cold night in Humphrey, the Flyers of...

Wolfpack netters fall to CWC at D1-5 Subdistrict

ALBION — Chambers/Wheeler Central ended the Wolfpack’s volleyball season Monday, sweeping EPPJ 25-18, 25-11 and 25-15 at the D1-5 Subdistrict Tournament. For the third time...

Wolfpack claim second victory of season, 42 to 22 over Osmond

OSMOND — Focused. With a potential postseason berth on the line, Elgin Public-Pope John took care of business Friday night, defeating Osmond 42 to 22. Picking...

Early turnovers fuel Flyers’ 66 – 0 victory over EPPJ

ELGIN — Up two scores before they snapped an offensive play, Humphrey St. Francis shutout Elgin Public-Pope John 66 to 0 in district football...

Wolfpack split Tuesday matches

O’NEILL — Elgin Public-Pope John varsity volleyball split a pair of matches Tuesday night. Competing at the St. Mary’s Triangular, EPPJ (9-12) swept the Cardinals...

Netters sweep Wausa, fall to CWC

CHAMBERS — Competing at the CWC Triangular Thursday night, the Wolfpack swept one opponent and were swept by another. EPPJ (10-13) opened the night against...

Turnovers prove costly against Riverside

ELGIN — A cold, wet night better suited for ducks, spelled defeat for Elgin Public-Pope John Friday night. Four first half turnovers were all the...

Positive thoughts help EPPJ sweep Cardinals

ALBION — Heeding Coach Tina Thiele-Blecher’s advice, the Wolfpack came from behind to sweep Boone Central/Newman Grove Thursday night. Seniors Kayce Kallhoff and Haley Zegers...

Elgin spikes Osmond, falls to Central Valley

ELGIN — Osmond’s Tigers proved to be no match for the Wolfpack Tuesday night in non-conference volleyball action Kirsten Krebs had nine kills to help...

Central Valley Defeats Wolfpack 40 to 6

ELGIN — Eighth-ranked Central Valley shut down the Wolfpack for most of the game, claiming a 40 to 6 victory in district football action...

EPPJ netters Sweep Creighton

ELGIN — Hot! The Wolfpack volleyball team Thursday night was “hot” in more ways than one. On a night when St. Boniface Gym felt like...

CWCE Wears Down the Wolfpack

ELGIN — The Wolfpack gave the Renegades all they wanted in the first half Friday night. The second half was another story as Chambers/Wheeler...

Wolfpack netters open season with loss to LHNE

ELGIN — It was a learning experience. Elgin Public-Pope John learned what areas they need to work on, following a season-opening loss to Lutheran High...

TILDEN — Big plays by the Falcons led to a 56 to 26 victory over Elgin Public-Pope John Thursday night. The season opener for both...

Wolfpack open the football season tonight at Elkhorn Valley

ELGIN — Having again tasted victory last year, the Elgin Public-Pope John football team is in search for more as the start of the 2019...

EPPJ football game on News Channel Nebraska tonight

News Channel Nebraska announced last week that the Elgin Public-Pope John Wolfpack football team will be on television this year. The Wolfpack’s first game of...

Wolfpack girls begin season tonight against LHNE

ELGIN — One step short of qualifying for the Girls State Volleyball Tournament one year ago, Elgin Public-Pope John has their eyes on the...

Wemhoff leads Light team to OT victory at NE Nebraska All-Star Game

By Dennis Morgan Publisher NORFOLK — Sudden death. Not exactly, but for Allyson Wemhoff and her Light team teammates, overtime proved to be the best time...

Reestman ties for 19th at Class D State Golf

NORTH PLATTE — The goal of any high school golfer in Nebraska is to finish the season playing their best at a state golf...

All-stars Schumacher, Wemhoff to play Friday night

All-stars will be taking the floor Friday night in boys and girls basketball action. Two members of the Elgin Public-Pope John Wolfpack basketball teams will...